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Summer Activities for Youth Groups During summer, it is important to keep your youth group members busy with different activities. There are different things you can do to bond with your group members and continue the ministry. However, this means you have to plan in advance. The activities have more chances of ending up successful if you plan for them early enough. The activities you plan do not need to be expensive for the youth group members to have fun. There are a couple of simple, cheap yet effective ideas you can opt for. Here are simple yet effective summer ideas that will be great for your youth group. Food Drive Hosting a food drive or volunteering at a food pantry is another activity you and the group can do. Unlike what you may think, food pantries need even more food during the summer. The youth group can connect with the larger church body by hosting food drive. This activity will make the members aware of the needs of the community. Volunteering at a food pantry is another activity that members can engage in. Use the Internet to research about food pantries and banks in your area. Identify the pantries that will be a best fit for the group and contact them to inquire about partnership.
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Organize Corn-hole Tournaments Hosting a corn-hole tournament is one of the ways in which you can attract crowds of people to your activities and pass your message. The best thing about the activity is that no one has to be extremely athletic to enjoy the game. If you have the budget, you can even extend the tournament to become a corn-themed night event. You can minister to the people who have attended the nigh event while corn is being roasted and meat grilled. Such an event will provide a good opportunity for your group members to interact with members of the community while at the same time minister to them.
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Offer Free Car Wash Another activity that can be perfect for your youth group during summer is washing cars. When you wash cars for free for church members and other locals, you will be serving the community while having fun. During summer, people are always on the road and they love their cars shining. The community will be happy to be associated with you when they learn you are providing a free service that will help them save a couple of dollars. You can use this opportunity to let the community know about your group and what your mission is. Volunteer at Shelters Get involved with homeless organizations and help them with various tasks such as cleaning and serving meals. If you don’t prefer working with homeless organizations, there are other nonprofits you can volunteer with. You can connect with the outside world by volunteering your skills with such organizations.